British Theatre Guide
News, reviews, features and podcast on theatre across the UK
The Edinburgh Fringe: What's the Point?
1 September 2002
Is there any longer any point to the Edinburgh Fringe?
1 July 2001
Your Guide, in a thoughtful (i.e. self-indulgent) mood, looks at the biography of John Gielgud and the state of the West End.
Romeo and Juliet Jazz Suite
1 October 2000
Jazz music for the People's Theatre, Newcastle, production of Romeo and Juliet - jazz and theatre - the Romeo and Juliet Jazz Suite by James Russell
That Was The Year That Was
2 January 2000
A look back at theatre in the UK in 1999.
"Dangerously jingoistic and inward looking"
2 May 1999
Is Sir John Drummond right when he says British Theatre is dangerously jingoistic and inward looking?
The Traditions of Theatre
2 February 1998
Ruminations on the language and traditions of theatre, and all that sort of traditional stuff.
So Now We Know
2 May 1997
What Labour's General Election victory will mean for the arts